*** If you desire eyes on your shrimp, take a piece of 1-0 tippet and cut 1/8"-1/4" piece and add a drop of epoxy glue to each end. After it dries, color black with a permanent maker and tie in pattern just behind biots on top of the shank.
|Wrap thread and then strands of phesant tippet.|
|Add flashbou to body. Wrap to curve.|
|Add silver wire for weight and body segments.|
|Now add dubbing of choice. Thicker toward eye.|
|Tie in goose biots for antennae.|
|Swing flashbou forward and tie in behind biots.|
|Wrap silver wire forward and tie behind biots.|
|Half hitch tread behind biots. Head glue if desired. Done.|
|Live shrimp. *** Can add eyes if desired. See above.|
Come on over, or up as the case may be, and try Idaho fly fishing. We have beautiful country here and rivers that will blow your socks off. Fly fishing Idaho and the northwest should be a "bucket list" experience for all avid fly fishers. Is doesn't matter whether you live in the US, Canada, Russia, England or China, if you love the sport, you owe it to yourself to try us out.
Happy Idaho fly fishing,